Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, New Orleans, LA Report #172

  When people think about the Fair Grounds they think about horse racing.  Makes sense, since horses have been racing here since 1852!  I think that makes it the third oldest race track in America.  But as usual, when I think of any place, I think of FOOD!  And they serve pretty good New Orleans… Continue reading Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, New Orleans, LA Report #172

Mansurs On The Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA Report #169

  I ended up in Baton Rouge today and as always, I was hungry!  Someone recommended this place so we figured we’d give it a try.  It did not disappoint. Nice looking place with a maze of different dining rooms.  The last one pictured looks like a room for private parties, complete with a large… Continue reading Mansurs On The Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA Report #169

Dick & Jenny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #168

  If you’ve ever driven down Tchoupitoulas Street Uptown, you’ve probably noticed Dick & Jenny’s.  The building faces Tchoupitoulas St., but you enter on the side on Jena St., which proved to be a challenge for me.  When you walk down the side you’ll see a door in the middle of the building, with an… Continue reading Dick & Jenny’s, New Orleans, LA Report #168

Dunbar’s Creole Cuisine, New Orleans, LA Report #156

  I went to this restaurant long ago when it was located uptown on Freret Street and remembered that the food was pretty good.  They’re now located on Earhart Blvd. in Gert Town. VERY spacious, well lit dining room.  We had one of those rare meals where I can make a blanket statement.  Everything we… Continue reading Dunbar’s Creole Cuisine, New Orleans, LA Report #156

The Pelican Club, New Orleans, LA Report #142

  If I had to rank my favorite restaurants in New Orleans this place would easily be in the top 5.  Everything here is excellent. Right now they are still running their Coolinary Menu, which is a three course meal, appetizer, entrée and dessert, with various options, for $39.  They also have a four course… Continue reading The Pelican Club, New Orleans, LA Report #142

Brennan’s, New Orleans, LA Report #125

  The last time I ventured into the French Quarter to dine at a fine New Orleans restaurant I had a less than good experience (Report #100), so I figured I’d give it another try.  This time the results were MUCH better! “Breakfast at Brennan’s” is a world famous New Orleans tradition. They have several… Continue reading Brennan’s, New Orleans, LA Report #125

Palace Café, New Orleans, LA Report #106

  This restaurant is run by a member of the famous, New Orleans Brennan restaurant family.  It’s located on Canal Street, which happens to be the widest street in the United States, and the very western edge of the French Quarter.  The place is beautiful inside.  At night you can’t miss the huge yellow and… Continue reading Palace Café, New Orleans, LA Report #106